Los Angeles

Now Available: Slow Food Nation by Carlo Petrini

In Slow Food Nation, Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini describes how we can take back control of our food by outlining three central principles that are the focus of the Manifesto of Quality that was […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation: Mark Your Calendars!

Based on the Salone del Gusto, Slow Food’s international biennial event, Slow Food Nation is being planned for May 1-4, 2008 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, California. Slow Food Nation’s aim is […] Read More >>>

Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

Several members of the Los Angeles convivium, along with friends from the Los Angeles area, have been attending the Salone and Terra Madre for the last five days. Although technology has cooperated, we’ve been so […] Read More >>>

Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

Several members and friends of the Los Angeles convivium will be heading to Turin during the next week to attend two international Slow Food gatherings: Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre. Held every other year, […] Read More >>>

October is Slow Wine for Slow Food Month

As noted in the latest edition of “The Food Chain,” Slow Food USA’s e-Newsletter, October will be the month for the second annual Slow Wine for Slow Food fundraising program. As the newsletter notes: Throughout […] Read More >>>

Food and Wine and Writing About It: The Women’s Fiction Festival

Evan Kleiman, leader of the L.A. convivium and Slow Food’s governor for southern California, will be a contributor and panelist at the second annual International Women’s Fiction Festival, September 28 through October 1, 2005, in […] Read More >>>

Fertile Ground: Slow Food in Schools

Slow Food USA has emailed members regarding Fertile Ground: A Benefit for Slow Food in Schools, and invites members and friends to support Slow Food in Schools by donating an item to the online auction, […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: A World of Presidia Dinners

A World of Presidia dinners, which will raise funds for the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity, will be held in six American cities in February and March: Philadelphia: February 28 New York: March 1 Chicago: […] Read More >>>

Shepherd’s Way Farm in need of help

Terra Madre delegates & Slow Food Twin Cities members Steven & Jodi Ohlsen Read lost nearly 600 head of sheep in a barn fire early in the morning of January 24th. Arson is suspected. Any […] Read More >>>

Tsunami Relief and Aid Opportunities

The incomprehensible magnitude of this disaster compels us all to help. Below is an updated short list of agencies now accepting secure, online donations. Please alert your friends, or contact your local relief agency. Google […] Read More >>>

Renewing America’s Food Traditions (RAFT)

News from the national office: The RAFT sets sail! RAFT stands for “Renewing America’s Food Traditions,” and is a new coalition of seven allied organizations all working toward preserving biodiversity in food, including: Slow Food […] Read More >>>

Slow Food: Membership Drive and National News

Slow Food USA is doing a membership drive so if you’ve been slow to join Slow (or to renew your commitment), now is the time! In addition to the beautiful international quarterly Slow magazine, the […] Read More >>>